Tag: Smash

  • There is No Easter Bunny, There is No Tooth Fairy, and There is No “FGC”

    There is No Easter Bunny, There is No Tooth Fairy, and There is No “FGC”

    It’s often said that the definition of insanity is repeating the same mistakes over and over again and expecting a different result. This quote is often attributed to Albert Einstein or Ben Franklin, but the truth is neither man said it. Nevertheless, the whimsical, folksy nature of the quote is more fun to imagine as […]

  • Hax$, Toonification, and the Death of Private Confrontation

    Hax$, Toonification, and the Death of Private Confrontation

    A little while ago, I posted a Twitter thread that got a fair amount of attention for espousing what my views were on a recent video from Super Smash Bro. Melee player Aziz “Hax$” Al-Yami, which was epic in length and scope. In it, Hax$ gave what could generously be described as a post-apocalyptic lens […]

  • The FGC Ban Catalog: Why It Exists

    The FGC Ban Catalog: Why It Exists

    Update 8/10/22: The original Google Doc is no longer accessible publicly. It will be not be made publicly available again. A combination of personal requests, dead links, and a philosophical change are behind why that decision was made. That said, I will leave this post up because it is indicative of my thought process at […]